Governors' Information

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Debbie Marshall-Chair of Governors/Local Authority Governor

I work as a Deputy Clerk & Finance Officer for a Town Council. My 3 children attended LPS. I have been a school governor for 17 years.

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Julia Tappin-Headteacher Governor

I have taught in both Croydon and Lingfield in addition to carrying out research for Brighton University. I am also Specialist Leader in Education. I have 2 children.

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Charlotte Bunyan-Staff Governor

   I have been a class teacher at Lingfield for over three years now, whilst also completing my Masters of Education at the University of Cambridge. I am part of a large family and love spending my time with them.  

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Sue Yates-Co-opted Governor

I was a Teaching/Reading Intervention Assistant at LPS for 20 years. My younger daughter attended LPS. 


These are Governors elected by parents when a vacancy arises

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Caroline Henry- Parent Governor

I am a working Mum with 2 children, one of whom attends LPS and the other will start school in 2017. I have worked as a Project Manager in financial services for 18 years.


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Cameron Turner

Laura Plumadore

Laura Plumadore

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Anne Graziano - Co-opted Governor

I have a child in year three and another who completed year six in 2016.  I have a Masters in Personnel and Development and have worked in Human Resources for 17 years, currently overseeing the function at 5 racecourses across the South East including Lingfield Park Resort.  I'm proud to be involved with our happy and successful school.

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Gail Deane - Co-Opted Governor

I have taught Physical Education throughout my professional life, beginning in England and spending a large part in Edinburgh. I have brought up three children and now have six grandchildren, two of which attend Lingfield Primary School. I have broad interests including the Arts, sport and theatre. I am involved with several committees and also enjoy volunteering at Standen.



Governors generally serve a term of 4 years with the exception of the Headteacher. After this time Governors will either be re-nominated or in the case of both Staff and Parent Governors, re-elected.
Listed below are the expiry dates of the Terms of Office for all our Governors

Charlotte Bunyan - 10th January 2021
Gail Deane - 30th April 2020
Anne Graziano - 30th April 2020
Caroline Henry - 26th March 2018
Debbie Marshall - 27th January 2019
Julia Tappin - Headteacher (see note above)
Cameron Turner – 26th March 2022
Sue Yates - 26th March 2018


Under finance regulations, all schools must keep a register of any business interests of the Governors.